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BIALA Resource Guide for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

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Government Benefits

Nation Wide

Website to assist with government benefits

Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs

Baton Rouge
, LA
225-342-7100

Louisiana organization that helps with elderly affairs.

Governor's Office of Disability Affairs

Baton Rouge
, LA
225-219-7550

Great asset for individuals with disabilities through the governor of Louisiana’s office

Dr. Maryellen Romero

New Orleans
, LA
504-988-5407

Neuropsychologist whose practice focuses on adults and forensic (civil) cases. Practice takes a range of referral sources, including (but not limited to) ADHD/LD, stroke/TBI/general neurological, medically ill, and dementia.

Paralyzed Veterans of America offices ; Bayou-Gulf States PVA

Gulfport
Mississippi
800-424-8200

Dedicated to veterans service, medical research and civil rights for people with disabilities.

Jefferson & Orleans Parish Medicaid

New Orleans
, LA
225-342-9500

Medicaid office

Louisiana Client Assistance Program

New Orleans
, LA
504-522-2337

Provides assistance and information as well as advocacy to people with disabilities who are getting or applying for services under the Rehabilitation Act

Disability Services

Statewide
, LA

Apply for disability services

Family Voices Louisiana

New Orleans
, LA
504-299-9175

Family Voices, a national grassroots network of families and friends, advocates for health care services for all children and youth with special health care needs.

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council (LaDDC)

Statewide
, LA
225-342-6804

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council is made up of people from every region of the state who are appointed by the governor to develop and implement a five year plan to address the needs of person with disabilities. Promote advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

Disability Rights Louisiana

New Orleans
, LA
504-522-2337

The Disability Rights Center serves the state of Louisiana and protects, empowers, and advocates for the rights of people with disabilities and seniors, in order that they may live an integrated life in the community, free from abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Disability Secrets

Nation Wide

Legal and disability assistance

Veterans Justice Outreach Program

Nation Wide
504-412-3700

Legal assistance for veterans

Social Security Offices

Nation Wide
800-772-1213

Social security offices list

Workers Compensation Office

Baton Rouge
, LA
225-342-3111

Information about workman’s comp

People First of Louisiana

Baton Rouge
, LA
225-383-1033

Self advocacy group run by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities. People First of Louisiana supports people with disabilities to empower themselves in becoming effective decision makers, to gain more independence, and enjoy life as equal citizens of the United States of America.

Louisiana Citizens for Action Now (LaCAN)

Baton Rouge
, LA
800-450-8108

Developmental Disabilities Councils receive federal funds to conduct advocacy, capacity building and systems change activities to promote the self determination, independence, productivity, integration and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in community life.

Social Security Disability Income

Nation Wide

Website informing about social security disability

NAMI Acadiana

P.O. Box 51903
Lafayette
, LA
337-504-4752

National Alliance on Mental Illness